Mercedes, Municipality of Dimataling, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityDimataling
Postal code7032
Population (2015)433
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.5599, 123.3106

Mercedes is a barangay in the municipality of Dimataling, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 433. This represented 1.44% of the total population of Dimataling.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mercedes is 5 to 9, with 56 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 18
1 to 443
5 to 956
10 to 1449
15 to 1948
20 to 2440
25 to 2932
30 to 3433
35 to 3924
40 to 4426
45 to 4911
50 to 5424
55 to 5911
60 to 6410
65 to 697
70 to 747
75 to 793
80 and over1
Total433

Historical population

The population of Mercedes grew from 195 in 1990 to 433 in 2015, an increase of 238 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.85%, or an increase of 78 people, from the previous population of 355 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
195
2796.94%
3223.12%
3491.12%
3550.62%
4333.85%

Location

Mercedes is situated at approximately 7.5599, 123.3106, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 121.6 meters or 398.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mercedes shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.